This writing contains potential triggers. If sensitive, approach with caution. There were plenty of ways out in this room - knives, hot stoves, a spilt concoction of oil and water which could easily cause a small fire. But he chose none of these exits. Why, when there was so little left and it could be … Continue reading #25yearsonearth: Ix & Icarus [Cracked Pins]
"This is the year I stick around," Jane mused to herself. It was a promise she made herself every year around Christmas, though never the same date around Christmas and almost never on the day itself. Despite feeling the need of routine to prove her point, the rest of her existence had become utterly detached … Continue reading #25yearsonearth: Jane (Cracked Pins/The Lifters) Short
Hi there everyone, What a year. Life, physically and creatively, has continued to relentlessly surprise and challenge. I've met some amazing people in the process, both online and in-person; everlasting thanks goes to you who follow me on this site, as many of you are consistently reading and liking my bizarre writings and drawings, and … Continue reading Jak Whitfield Creative in 2018
This is a real-life meeting, told more or less truth-for-truth. However, the character this person will inspire will be amalgamated with fictional concepts. “Why is it so busy here?” Lilith whispered to her friend as she sat down. “They’ve closed a few Underground lines, apparently,” I answered, both of them looking at me. The jostling … Continue reading Lilith: Inspirational Biographical Encounter
While continuing to finish the second part of Jaz & the Genesis, I've done so with a dedicated playlist which I've now made into a trial DJ Mix, encouraged by friends and family into trying it out. I've also kindly been allowed to post it on the University Radio page where I tried hosting a … Continue reading Dedicated remix for Jaz & the Genesis created!
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With three minutes to the midnight hour, it's safe to say I've missed the intended release date for Jaz & the Genesis due to postgraduate things of various sorts today - although I got damn close! I'm four pages away from finishing the final stage - turning my scribbled writing into legible font. So, safe to … Continue reading Close but no cigar…! Jaz & the Genesis to be release tomorrow after unexpected stuff.
Currently pedalling away at final touches for 'Jaz & the Genesis', for which the first half is to be released free on my blog this Friday. Though I'd love to stop and chat, I'll leave you with this li'l teaser and come back with tea and biscuits for you when I've finished it...!
A little image bank from the Jaz & Genesis trailer... introducing three of the imagined symbols influencing the characters in the plot! What inner power do they source, and what does it unleash....? (Imagined symbol concepts by William 'Word' Smith of The Word Whispers blog, when we reveal it!) The mysterious eyes of an unknown … Continue reading Jaz & the Genesis ~ obscure powers…!
A reflection on characters - how much are they a part of us? Or how much are we among them? Joining the Cracked Pins series on 7th August 2015...